If you’re in the market for an all-in-one messaging app for either your Windows Phone 8 or Windows 8 device, you may want to take a gander at SHAPE Service’s IM+ Pro app, a long running staple for instant messaging.
The apps usually runs for $3.99 (Windows Phone 8) and $4.99 (Windows 8) but both versions have dropped to $2.49 and $2.99, respectively. While that’s still a bit pricey for an all in one messenger, IM+ has a fairly solid reputation after being around for years on various platforms. Plus if you have both versions, they will reportedly keep in sync with each other, which is kind of awesome.
IM+ Pro offers connections to all the popular instant messaging services, including Skype, Facebook, Google Talk, AIM, Yahoo!, ICQ, Jabber, VKontakte, Yandex IM, Mail.ru Agent, Odnoklassniki.ru, Mamba, Fetion, RenRen, Sina Weibo, Mig33, Gadu-Gadu, MeinVZ, Beep and MSN/Windows Live. In addition, push and lockscreen notifications are supported, making this a solid way to keep all of your correspondences in one area.
You can pick up IM+ Pro for Windows Phone 8 here in the Store or grab the Windows 8 app here. No word on how long the sale will last, but it should be for a few days. (There are also free versions for each, which can be found here for Windows Phone 8 and here for Windows 8).